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How the euro was saved - a conversation with Peter Spiegel

Friday, May 16, 2014

How the euro was saved - a conversation with Peter Spiegel

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Portugal’s painful austerity programme runs into trouble

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Portugal’s painful austerity programme runs into trouble

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

What lies ahead for Cyprus and the eurozone?

Thursday, March 21, 2013

What lies ahead for Cyprus and the eurozone?

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Instability rules in Italy

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Instability rules in Italy

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

The most important Italian election for 30 years?

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

The most important Italian election for 30 years?

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

A post-Davos debrief on the state of the world economy

Thursday, January 31, 2013

A post-Davos debrief on the state of the world economy

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

The looming political showdown in Italy

Thursday, December 13, 2012

The looming political showdown in Italy

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Is the worst over in the eurozone?

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Is the worst over in the eurozone?

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Euro 2012: Football and politics in Poland and Ukraine

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Euro 2012: Football and politics in Poland and Ukraine

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The Takeaway

Pro-Bailout Party Wins Greek Elections

Monday, June 18, 2012

The pro-bailout New Democracy captured the most seats in the general election Sunday. Antonis Samaris, the leader of that party, will attempt to build a coalition among other Greek political parties who support the bailout, or the euro zone, in some form.

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The Takeaway

Greek Citizen to Vote on Eurozone

Thursday, June 14, 2012

This weekend, Greek voters will go to the polls in an election that could decide if the country will stay in the Eurozone. According to the latest polls, the pro-Euro-bailout New Democracy party stands neck-and-neck with the anti-bailout Syriza party for first place.

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The Takeaway

Why a Falling Euro Might Not Make for a Cheaper Vacation

Friday, June 08, 2012

The Eurozone is in complete disarray, and the Euro has fallen against the dollar. Does that mean it will be cheaper for American to travel to Europe? Not exactly, says Barbara Peterson, senior aviation correspondent at Conde Nast Traveler. Airfare costs depend on more than the exchange rate. 

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Is Spain the new eurozone crisis front line?

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Is Spain the new eurozone crisis front line?

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Greece in political limbo

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Greece in political limbo

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Growth vs austerity in the eurozone

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Growth vs austerity in the Eurozone

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Backstory: French Elections and the Euro

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Stanley Pignal, private equity correspondent for the Financial Times, discusses the French presidential election and what the outcome could mean for the Euro.

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The Takeaway

EU Member States Attempt a New Fiscal Treaty

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Twenty five of the EU's 27 member states have agreed to join a fiscal treaty to enforce budget discipline. The Czech Republic and the UK refused to sign up. And there's still the question about what to do about Greece. Joining us now is Duncan Crawford, European correspondent for our partner the BBC

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

The eurozone after Cameron's veto, and the Durban climate talks

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

The eurozone after Cameron's veto and the Durban climate talks

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The Takeaway

Markets React to the New Euro Pact

Monday, December 12, 2011

European leaders have drawn up a new fiscal accord. In the new agreement, the European nations agreed on tighter budget regulations as part of an effort to reassure investors that the euro is a stable currency. "The most important question from our citizens, from our financial markets, our investors, are we 17 in the euro zone or are we one?" said Jerzy Buzek, the president of the European Parliament, on Friday. "Now is the answer. We are one."

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The Takeaway

Should the US Care About Saving the Euro?

Thursday, December 08, 2011

European leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday for the start of a two day summit in what many are hoping will be a turning point for resolving the euro zone crisis. Expectations are high that a deal can be brokered by Germany and France to overhaul economic rules and create confidence in the beleaguered currency. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner met with European officials earlier this week, a sign of American interest in reaching a resolution. But some economists and politicians are beginning to question whether, from the U.S. perspective, the euro is really worth saving.

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